12 mai 2011

The Prado Museum Announces Presentation of Its Collection in Australia

Diego Velázquez, Mars. Oil on canvas, 179 x 95 cm, c. 1638. Madrid, Museo Nacional del Prado. MADRID.- The Prado will be presenting in Australia a portrait of the Museum through the great masters in its collections. The Museo del Prado has entered into a collaborative agreement with Art Exhibitions Australia (AEA), a non-profit-making body responsible for the organisation of major exhibitions in Australian museums, and with the Queensland Art Gallery in Brisbane. As a result of this agreement, signed in the presence of Ángeles... [Lire la suite]
07 février 2011

“Titian and the Golden Age of Venetian Painting: Masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland” @ Minneapolis Institute

Titian (Tiziano Vecellio), Venus Rising from the Sea, Oil on canvas, about 1520. National Gallery of Scotland, Acquired from the Trustees of the 7th Duke of Sutherland, partially in lieu of inheritance tax, with the aid of the Heritage Lottery Fund, The Art Fund (with a contribution from the Wolfson Foundation) and the Scottish Executive, 2003MINNEAPOLIS, MN.- The Minneapolis Institute of Arts , in conjunction with the National Galleries of Scotland (NGS), the High Museum of Art, Atlanta, and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston,... [Lire la suite]
28 janvier 2011

Auction Record Set for Titian at Sotheby's Old Master Paintings Sale in New York

Titian´s A Sacra Conversazione: The Madonna and Child with Saints Luke and Catherine of Alexandria sold for $16,882,500. Photo: Sotheby's NEW YORK, NY.- Today at Sotheby’s sale of Important Old Master Paintings in New York, a new auction record was established for the Renaissance master Titian when his A Sacra Conversazione: The Madonna and Child with Saints Luke and Catherine of Alexandria sold for $16,882,500 to a European Private Collector. That price exceeded the previous record of $13.6 million, which had held for 20... [Lire la suite]
06 janvier 2011

Sale of Important Old Master Paintings & Sculptures Announced at Sotheby's in New York

Gerrit Dou, An Elderly Woman, Seated by a Window at her Spinning Wheel, Eating Porridge. Estimate: $2/3 million. Photo: Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s auction, on January 27, 2011, of Important Old Master Paintings & Sculpture in New York will feature significant works by artists from across Europe. The morning session of Important Old Master Paintings is led by Titian’s monumental Sacra Conversazione, a rare work by the artist still in private hands (est. $15/20 million*). The afternoon session of Old Master Paintings... [Lire la suite]
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02 janvier 2011

“Titian and the Golden Age of Venetian Painting” @ Minneapolis Institute of Arts

Titian (Tiziano Vecellio), Venus Rising from the Sea, Venetian Painting Oil on canvas, about 1520. MINNEAPOLIS, MN.- The Minneapolis Institute of Arts (MIA), in conjunction with the National Galleries of Scotland (NGS), the High Museum of Art, Atlanta, and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, will present an exhibition of 25 Venetian masterpieces—12 paintings and 13 drawings—including two of the greatest paintings of the Italian Renaissance, Titian’s Diana and Actaeon and Diana and Callisto (1556–59). The exhibition will also... [Lire la suite]
30 octobre 2010

Sotheby's to Offer Most Important Work by Titian to Appear at Auction in Nearly Twenty Years

Tiziano Vecellio, called Titian, A Sacra Conversazione: The Madonna and Child with Saints Luke and Catherine of Alexandria, Circa 1560 (detail), 50¼ by 66¾ in (127.8 by 169.7 cm). Photo: Sotheby's NEW YORK, NY.- A monumental work by the Renaissance master Titian will be offered early next year in Sotheby’s sale of Important Old Master Paintings in New York on 27 January 2011. A Sacra Conversazione: The Madonna and Child with Saints Luke and Catherine of Alexandria is one of only a handful of multi-figured compositions by the... [Lire la suite]
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20 septembre 2010

“Titian and the Golden Age of Venetian Painting: Masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland” @ The High Museum of Art

Titian (Tiziano Vecellio), Diana and Actaeon, 1556-1559. Oil on canvas: 72 5/8 x 79 1/2 in (184.5 x 202.2 cm). Bought jointly by the National Galleries of Scotland and the National Gallery, London. ATLANTA, GA.- The High Museum of Art, in collaboration with the National Galleries of Scotland (NGS), will present an exhibition of 25 masterpieces of the Venetian Renaissance—12 paintings and 13 drawings—that will include two of the greatest paintings of the Italian Renaissance, Titian’s “Diana and Actaeon” and “Diana and Callisto”... [Lire la suite]
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09 mars 2010

"The Art of Power. The Royal Armoury and court portraiture" @ Museo Nacional del Prado

Portrait of Charles V in Armor , Juan Pantoja de la Cruz (1553-1608). 1608. Oil on canvas; 181.5 x 96 cm. Signed: “Jues Pantoja de la + eius traductor 1608”. Patrimonio Nacional. El Escorial, Real Monasterio de San LorenzoArmor from the Mühlberg garniture of Emperor Charles V , Desiderius Helmschmid (doc. 1513-1579), Augsburg, 1544 MADRID.- 35 paintings will be seen alongside 31 full suits of armour and pieces of armour loaned from the Royal Armoury in Madrid, considered the finest collection in the world along with that of the... [Lire la suite]
06 février 2010

Tiziano Vecellio, called Titian (1485/9-1576), Portrait of a Venetian Admiral, possibly Francesco Duodo (1518-1592) Early 1570s

Tiziano Vecellio, called Titian (1485/9-1576), Portrait of a Venetian Admiral, possibly Francesco Duodo (1518-1592) Early 1570s Oil on canvas, 34 ⅞ x 30 ¼ inches; 88.6 x 77 cm. Price on application Provenance: Traditionally, the Trivulzio family, Milan; Bonomi collection (inventory no. 106), Milan, until 1933; by descent in Monte Carlo until sold to a collector in the 1960s; by descent to his son, by whom sold, Sotheby's, London, 3 July 1997, lot 63; bt. French & Co.; by whom sold Sotheby’s, New York, 29 January... [Lire la suite]
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02 décembre 2009

The director of a Ukrainian museum claimed that a portrait of a Venetian Doge in its collection is a work of Titian

Part of a Portrait painting of 16th Century Venetian Doge, which a Ukrainian museum is claiming to be the work of grand master artist Titian. AP Photo/Museum of Western and Eastern Art. KIEV (AP).- The director of a Ukrainian museum claimed Tuesday that a portrait of a Venetian Doge in its collection is a work of Titian, even as an expert warned that art historians are best placed to make that call. Vladimir Ostrovsky said the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia, conducted chemical and X-ray analyses that prove... [Lire la suite]
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